Diving in Agua Caliente, Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

If you’re looking for an otherworldly scuba diving experience, look no further than Agua Caliente in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán. This volcanic crater lake usually boasts clear water. Lake Atitlán is a high altitude, freshwater volcanic lake. If you complete two dives, you can complete your altitude specialty by diving in this lake.

It’s not just the location of Lake Atitlán that makes the dive site special.  it’s not just the water that makes Agua Caliente so special – it’s also the unique geology of the lake bed. volcanic crater lake is home to some of the clearest water in the world, making for incredible visibility while you’re underwater.

Agua Caliente is a unique site due to the geology of the lake bed. The crater walls are lined with hot springs, and the lake itself is heated by a nearby volcano, this means that while a 7 mm is required and the water is chilly, you’ll be able to heat your hands in the warm mud during the dive. This site has the most fish out of all the dive sites at Lake Atitlán.

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, Agua Caliente is a must-visit dive site. With its stunning scenery and volcanic vents, it’s truly like diving in another world.

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